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90 = S0 u2 φuu = 65 30 = S0 ud φud = 5 S0 u = 60 S0 = 40 S0 d = 30 − − −− 0 − − − − −− 1 year 10 = S0 d2 − − − − −− 2 years φdd = 0 − − − − −− Payoﬀ of the option We have reduced to evaluate an option and/or ﬁnd its replicating trading strategy in a one-period model. 96. 6. 6 − − − − −− t = 1 year qd C0 =??? 8 euros. 8 euros and its replicating trading strategy consists in the following. 54 euros at t = 0. 50 euros more. 04 euros borrowed. 14 euros of what he had borrowed. 4 euros borrowed. 2. We consider now a portfolio formed by two short positions in a Call with maturity of 1 year, by one long position in a Put with maturity of 1 year (where both Call and Put options have strike of 25 euros and are written on the underlying described above) and by one long position in the underlying.

We must divide each component by their sum: vi w1,i = n . 2038). In order to determine the solution with λ1 = 1 and λ2 = 0 we must solve the second linear system: C · v2 T = m. 2210). 8. 5. 9. 25, ﬁnd the minimum variance portfolio and compute its expected return and variance. 10. In the set of all admissible portfolios composed by the three assets of the previous exercise and with expected return μV = 20%, determine the minimum variance portfolio and compute its variance. 11. 5. Compute the expected return of the asset considered in a CAPM framework.

Roughly speaking, it is not possible to have a proﬁt for free (see Chap. 4 for details on arbitrage on more general market models). As the binomial model is arbitrage-free, the price of any ﬁnancial derivative (or contingent claim) on the underlying S is uniquely determined. This fact can be seen in two diﬀerent ways. The ﬁrst is based on the construction of a portfolio composed by one derivative and by a suitable number of stock shares rendering the portfolio riskless (hence its dynamics are deterministic).